Hempsons Employment Partner, Andrew Davidson, will be speaking at Charity Finance Group’s flagship event in the region – the Midlands Conference 2019.
Back in the 2016 Budget, the government announced that from April 2018, it would “reform and simplify” the taxation of termination payments. Following a technical consultation, the reforms expanded and now aim to "clarify and tighten" (i.e. increase) the taxation of such payments.
Welcome to the latest edition of Hempsons' Dental Newsbrief.
Welcome to the latest edition of our Social Care Newsbrief.
Welcome to this autumn edition of Hempsons’ Healthcare Newsbrief. It has been a busy few months for the NHS in the legal system with some ground-breaking decisions on key areas such as withdrawing clinically-assisted nutrition and hydration, fitness to practice and procurement.
Welcome to our autumn/winter 2018 edition of Hempsons’ Charities and Social Enterprise Newsbrief.
The fit and proper persons requirement - how the requirement works in practice and how it might be extended in the future.
A recent Employment Tribunal decision serves as a timely reminder that where conduct issues are said to arise from an underlying mental health condition, employers should be cautious of departing from medical opinion.
The Court of Appeal’s judgment in the Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake is not yet the final word on sleep-ins.…
The Court of Appeal’s judgment in the Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake is not yet the final word on sleep-ins.
What’s new in employment law…? In this article we highlight some recent employment law changes and developments, which are of particular relevance to employers managing negotiations with departing employees and the financial entitlements of such staff.
Latest holiday pay case in the EAT is far from a bed of roses for NHS employers. Flowers and others v East of England Ambulance Trust UKEAT/0235/17. Over the summer we have seen a further holiday pay case emerge which changes the holiday pay landscape and has particular significance for NHS employers.
In Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake the Court of Appeal has determined that workers who “sleep in” at their workplace are not entitled to receive national minimum wage for periods when they are asleep. This is because time spent asleep in this way is properly characterised as time when an employee is ‘available for work’ rather than time when they are actually working.
Welcome to the Summer edition of the Hempsons’ Employment Newsbrief, a round-up of some of the hot legal topics in the Employment sector.